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  • A Philosophy of Material Culture

    Action, Function, and Mind

    By Beth Preston

    This book focuses on material culture as a subject of philosophical inquiry and promotes the philosophical study of material culture by articulating some of the central and difficult issues raised by this topic and providing innovative solutions to them, most notably an account of improvised action…

    Paperback – 2016-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Storage in Ancient Complex Societies

    Administration, Organization, and Control

    Edited by Linda R. Manzanilla, Mitchell Rothman

    The ability to accumulate and store large amounts of goods is a key feature of complex societies in ancient times. Storage strategies reflect the broader economic and political organization of a society and changes in the development of control mechanisms in both administrative and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Property and Contested Ownership

    The trafficking of artefacts and the quest for restitution

    Edited by Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin, Lyndel V. Prott

    Against the backdrop of international conventions and their implementation, Cultural Property and Contested Ownership explores how highly-valued cultural goods are traded and negotiated among diverging parties and their interests. Cultural artefacts, such as those kept and trafficked between art…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Postmodernism, Religion, and the Future of Social Work

    By Jean A Pardeck, John W Murphy, Roland Meinert

    Postmodernism, Religion, and the Future of Social Work discusses the benefits and disadvantages of the postmodern philosophy as a foundation for social work and human service practice. Social work students and practitioners will learn about the developments that have shaped postmodern thinking as…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Community, Identity and the State

    Comparing Africa, Eurasia, Latin America and the Middle East

    Edited by Moshe Gammer

    The studies in this volume originated from an international conference on 'Community, Identity and the State' held at Tel Aviv University in 2001. The first two chapters examine whether modernisation, Westernisation and democratisation are identical, and whether democracy is connected to a certain,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge

  • The Chaplain-Physician Relationship

    By Larry Van De Creek

    Learn how to establish and maintain effective relationships with physicians with this authoritative new book. Chaplains will discover a wealth of information and insight into the often strained chaplain-physician relationship and will learn practical steps they can take to strengthen the ties…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Numismatic Archaeology of North America

    A Field Guide

    By Marjorie H. Akin, James C. Bard, Kevin Akin

    Numismatic Archaeology of North America is the first book to provide an archaeological overview of the coins and tokens found in a wide range of North American archaeological sites. It begins with a comprehensive and well-illustrated review of the various coins and tokens that circulated in North…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04
    Routledge

  • Archaeology of Entanglement

    Edited by Lindsay Der, Francesca Fernandini

    Entanglement theory posits that the interrelationship of humans and objects is a delimiting characteristic of human history and culture. This edited volume of original studies by leading archaeological theorists applies this concept to a broad range of topics, including archaeological science,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-18
    Routledge

  • Historical Racialized Toys in the United States

    By Christopher P. Barton, Kyle Somerville

    This book explores the history of children’s toys and games bearing racial stereotypes, and the role these objects played in the creation and maintenance of structures of racialism and racism in the United States, from approximately 1865 to the 1930s. This time period is one in which the creation…

    Paperback – 2016-04-01
    Routledge

  • Antagonistic Tolerance

    Competitive Sharing of Religious Sites and Spaces

    By Robert M. Hayden, Aykan Erdemir, Tuğba Tanyeri-Erdemir, Timothy D. Walker, Devika Rangachari, Manuel Aguilar-Moreno, Enrique López-Hurtado, Milica Bakić-Hayden

     Antagonistic Tolerance examines patterns of coexistence and conflict amongst members of different religious communities, using multidisciplinary research to analyze groups who have peacefully intermingled for generations, and who may have developed aspects of syncretism in their religious…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30
    Routledge

  • Dynastic Colonialism

    Gender, Materiality and the Early Modern House of Orange-Nassau

    By Susan Broomhall, Jacqueline Van Gent

    Dynastic Colonialism analyses how women and men employed objects in particular places across the world during the early modern period in order to achieve the remarkable expansion of the House of Orange-Nassau. Susan Broomhall and Jacqueline Van Gent explore how the House emerged as a leading force…

    Hardback – 2016-03-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Marking the Land

    Hunter-Gatherer Creation of Meaning in their Environment

    Edited by William A Lovis, Robert Whallon

    Marking the Land investigates how hunter-gatherers use physical landscape markers and environmental management to impose meaning on the spaces they occupy. The land is full of meaning for hunter-gatherers. Much of that meaning is inherent in natural phenomena, but some of it comes from…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

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